Ecotourism:Osun Osogbo Shrine

Ecotourism:Osun Osogbo Shrine


This is the diety commonly referred to as Iya mapo.
That is her long leg.
It was said that she has six hands. Yes those are the six hands
She also has two messengers which are the two birds The first one is right in front while the other one is at the back
Those two birds are referred to “atiala” and “atioro That’s where the yorubas do say that “atiala is the father of atioro” Wherever you see Osun goddess, you must see iya mapo
Because the two were friends Whenever a war is coming to osogbo,
Iya mapo will be the first to sight it Because of the height and her ability to fly
She will then inform the river goddess

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